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ran out of time for the ridiculous. that does it for us. "early start begins right now. have a great day. teams of torture. new details revealed how ariel castro tortured imprisoned three women in cleveland. this, as he gets ready to speak before a judge and face one of his victims in court. big brother is watching. new information detailing the government's once-secret spying program and how closely the nsa can monitor you without a warrant. game over for a-rod? the yankees slugger reportedly negotiating a settlement. how long he could be forced to sit out. >> long, long. >> long time. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start."
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i'm john berman. >> i'm michael pereira. up first today, it's sentencing day for ariel castro, the ohio man who kept three women imprisoned in his home for at least a decade. castro pleaded guilty last week to more than 090 counts including murder and kidnapping. it was a deal that spared him a possible death sentence and we're expected to hear from one of castro's victims. as new details emerge from this decade of horror. >> reporter: prosecutors failed a sentencing memorandum thursday detailing how he kidnapped amanda berry, gina dejesus and the abuse they endured.
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they kept a diary. castro also admitted to having the girls chained by their ankles with only one meal a day, showering infrequently. while he had sexual lu assaulted them. he said that he had other victims but some of them made it home and others had not. castro pleaded guilty to more than 900 counts including kidnapping, rape and murder. >> i may have been through hell and back, but i'm stronger enough to walk through hell with a smile on my face. >> reporter: sources say that knight will likely make an impact statement in court. face to face with her captor for the first time in three months. >> sometimes the sentencing
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process is a form of can that are this for the victim of the crime. >> reporter: castro, too, will finally share his side and apologize for his victims. michelle knight thanking the cleveland police department. with this note. pamela brown, cnn, cleveland. alex rodriguez may be ready to cut a deal, according to espn, the yankees slugger's representatives are negotiating a settlement with major league baseball that could land him a lengthy essentisuspension. several other players are expected to be suspended for the use of p.e.d.s. announcement could come as early as friday. >> big week in baseball. later today, president obama meets with a group of lawmakers
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who don't like what's happening in the nsa, the white house is defending the agency's controversial domestic surveillance programs even as new information leaks about the nsa's ability to monitor everything you do online. >> reporter: the obama administration under attack for its surveillance programs. national security agency director keith alexander heckled. >> i don't trust you. >> i haven't lied to congress. >> reporter: while congress questions is the nsa spying on us? and who is accountable for edward snowden's leaks? >> anyone offered to resign from this? >> reporter: the administration declassified more documents in an effort to show that the surveillance is vital to national security even as a new article by glenn greenwald unveiled new information from snowden.
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greenwald said it proves that nsa can see everything you can do. >> with no overnight, no supervision, prior to search, enter an ip address, they can discover your internet connections. >> i sitting at my desk certainly had the authority to wiretap anyone. >> the more it sounds like hollywood the less likely it is to be true. the idea you can sit at your desk i want to wiretap joe lewis and peck at the computer and sudden lly hear my phone calls. >> reporter: the implication that nsa collection is arbitrary and unconstrained is false. the nsa says that there are multiple checks and balances to
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make sure its analysts aren't inappropriately getting into those databases. >> barbara starr, cnn, the pentagon. we are also learning that the united states is by far the world leader when it comes to requests for information about personal twitter accounts, now according to twitter the obama administration targeted over 1300 accounts during the first six months of this year, the company said that most of the inquiries were for e-mail and i.p. addresses. 78% of those requests coming from the u.s. government. >>. good news for students and their parents. the house giving overwhelming approval to recent doubling of federal student loans. the compromise measure does tie
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interest rates on student loans to the financial markets. the bill goes to the president. he's expected to sign it. if cnn can find him, why can't the u.s. government, republican lawmakers demanding answers from the fbi after cnn was able to locate and interview a suspected ring leader from the u.s. in benghazi. is willing to meet with the fbi if he's asked. after the long-delayed middle east peace talks started, john kerry is making his first trip to pakistan. he's expected to meet with civilian leaders. one hot topic is sure to be the controversy over u.s. drone attacks inside pakistan. egypt's military-backed
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government to end sit-ins. the egyptian government calling the supporter of disposed mohamed morsi party. new outbreak of violence in turkey's capital. several hundred people were blocked from marching in support of a teenaged boy who's in a coma after being hit in the head. an oil stain staining the beaches of thailand. it came from a leak in a pipeline operated, about 600 soldiers, volunteers and workers are helping with the cleanup. they're hoping to have all of the oil removed from the beaches and removed -- reopened by the
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end of the weekend zbut, i mean, that is such a mess and it's going to have an effect on the wildlife. halli burks, rton will plead guilty to the gulf oil spill. 11 workers died in the accident and millions gallons of oil spilled into the gulf of mexico. hurricane gill gaining strength, far off the tip of southern california right now. we're tracking the storm. where is gill going? >> i'll show you that. it's strengthening, which is interesting, because flossie didn't become a hurricane. gill is already a hurricane. you can see gil here. behind it, 50% chance for a tropical storm to form behind
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that. that's definitely something we'll be watching. where is it going? this is pretty key. now, watch, if gil goes a little bit to the north, we're going into cooler waters, it will most likely weaken. if it moves farther to the south, it strengthens. we want it to move to the south because we have hawaii a little to the north. and also, more chances for rain, the sunshine is gone, pretty much today if you're hanging anywhere from pennsylvania all of the way through jersey and even the southeast. heavy amounts. pennsylvania and jersey. possibly 1 to 2 inches of rain. very spotty. don't worry, the weekend looks a hint better for a day until we get more rain.
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nowhere in particular? why do you say that? the reason for your stop is speed. >> reporter: zimmerman informs the officer of a con sealed weapon he keeps in his glove compartment. after the incident george zimmerman's brother tweeted the reason george carries the weapon. our family receives many death threats. we all continue to take our safety seriously. >> texas is a gun-friendly state. they're very, very warm to the second amendment and frankly f he's going to continue carrying a gun he's picked a state where he's not likely to get in trouble for mere possession. >> reporter: zimmerman continues to be in the public eye, he made headlines after helping a family of four in an overturned vehicle on this road in sanford, florida, just days after he was found not guilty, the family involved shying away from the
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welcome back to "early start," everyone. what time is it? it's money time. >> good morning. futures playing higher this morning. that's good news. good start to august. new trading month. the federal reserve didn't change its tune on its historic stimulus on the economy. that puts the focus on tomorrow's jobs report. blockbuster jobs report could convince the fed start pull back its support on the economy. stocks up 5% on the month.
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it's okay, it's okay to logon. i encourage you. yesterday investors liked facebook. 14 months later, facebook finally got back to its ipo price of 38 bucks yesterday. got there briefly. facebook's recent surge has been impressive. the company reported big improvements in its mobile business. and brand-new this morning, troubling report from demos about crushing student loan debt. the typical load of debt with a household of two bachelor degrees is $53,000. lifetime loss is $208,000. a third of it comes from a lower home equity. you're starting later in life.
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you're buying a home later in life. you're getting on track later in life. that's actually he hurting you longterm. if you're going to take on that debt, the right degree to get as well, a new survey finds sta number of computer and i.t. jobs are surging. look at that, the number of graduates with those degrees have declined by 11%. interesting. so the jobs on that field is up but the people seeking those jobs is down. one of the fastest growing are liberal arts and humanities. th we just know how to dazzle. >> is is that what we're doing, dazzle sfg. >> i love liberal arts and i love humanities.
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in the science and technology, engineering, math, we're still falling short. these are the knowledge jobs that are driving big parts of the economy but we're still not producing all of the candidates for those jobs. >> and we have to make sure that our young girls are going into those fields. >> political science, berman, no. >> i should have majored in math. we'll take a short break here. ariel castro the man who kidnapped and imprisoned those three young women inside his home is set to speak in front of a judge today. more details coming up next. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and fraudulence.
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the mind of a monster, for the first time we'll hear ariel astro at length the man who kept three women imprisoned for a decade, in a few hours face to face with one of his former captives. grid lock in washington but president obama may now have a new unlikely ally. and i do. midnight weddings as gay marriage becomes legal in two more states today. not everyone, however, celebrating. welcome back to "early start." it's sentencing day for ariel castro, the ohio man has already pleaded guilty to raping
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and tortured three young women he held captive for nearly a decade. astro is expected to speak in court today. his sister said will show, the quote, the other side of ariel castro. new court documents lay out his crimes in excruciating details. the women were kept chains in rooms. they ate one day and they were repeatedly raped. one woman gave birth to ariel castro's child. prosecutors said that it was important to detail castro's crimes. while in court today, castro could come face to face with one of his victims michelle knight is expected to make an impact statement. in a thank you note to the cleveland police department, michelle knight wrote, it is
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comforting. life is tough but i'm tougher. >> this will be a dramatic morning. 31 minutes after the hour. meanwhile anthony weiner is standing by his embattled communications director, barbara morgan keeping her job after apologizing for a cafter a curse-filled rant. weiner's spokesperson has posted her swear jar on the internet. morgan tweeting not my best day, got to pay up. an attorney for embattled san diego mayor bob philner is blaming the city for his legal trobs. he said that he never received sexual harassment training which is required by the state of california. san diego city council has
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denied funds for philner's legal defense. in all, eight women have come forward to accuse the mayor. the finally has a new director after seven years, the senate confirming todd jones yesterday by a 53-42 vote for the atf. it wasn't easy, however, a lone holdout initially refused to vote to end a filibuster of the nomination. after a whole lot of pressure, she gave in, allowed the vote to happen and jones was confirmed. five years ago, they fought a bitter battle for the white house it was pretty clear back then in john mccain and president obama didn't like one another. fast forward to 2013, suddenly they're getting quite chummy. here's dana bash. >> reporter: only few months ago
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you couldn't turn on the tv without seeing john mccain railing against president obama. >> this president and this administration has either been guilty of colossal imcompetence or engaged in a cover-up. >> reporter: but now, a 180. >> i think there is a more of a desire to work together. >> reporter: suddenly mccain is obama's go-to guy to get things done on immigration, striking a deal allowing confirmation of half a dozen of obama's nominees and now heading to egypt with republican lindsay graham at the president's request. >> we have relationships with many of people in egypt because of our past encounters. >> reporter: back when they were rival for president, it was hard to imagine that obama/mccain -- >> who is the real barack obama? i gue
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i. >> reporter: in 2008, did you ever think that you would be president obama's republican deal maker? >> no. look, i worked on a lot of issues with president clinton. as well as the republican presidents. so, it's not as if i haven't done this before. >> reporter: he certainly has. it's how mccain got a reputation as a maverick. in 2010, a senate gop primary challenge forced him to the right, far from bipartisan compromise. now, sources close to mccain tells cnn he's stepping up more of a statesman in part because he doesn't like where younger conservatives want to take the gop. >> we're here to vote. we're not here to block things. >> reporter: mccain told us that he credits president obama's new
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chief of staff with understanding how to reach out. this is how democratic negotiating partner chuck schumer describes the turnaround. >> this is real mccain. >> reporter: mccain describes it this way. >> since his re-election the president, i believe, has looked at his legacy as all presidents do in their second term and we have had the opportunity to work together on his number of issues i asked mccain is if this also him working on his legacy. 276-year-old answered me whether he's going to run for re-election. dana bash, cnn, washington. >> fascinating. love was in the air just after midnight at the mall of america and across the state of minnesota. minnesota becoming the 12th
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state along with washington, d.c. to allow same-sex marriage. >> same-sex marriage also legal in rhode island today. protesters from the westboro baptist church are expected to stage demonstrations. the governor of illinois is set to sign a bill legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. illinois will become the 28th state to make medical marijuana legal. north dakota's controversial abortion law blocked by a state judge, it would require doctors who provide abortionsabortions. the judge issued an injunction blocking the new law. a lightning strike injuring
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dozens of soldiers in ft. collins, colorado. officials said that the group of soldiers was taking part in fielding practices when lightning strike. a new jersey bus driver facing criminal charges for a deadly chain-reaction crash, police say that this man, 48-year-old hit a light pole that fell on a stroller, killing an infact and injuring seven other people. he faces a court hearing later this morning. another amusement park accident to report. woman falls from a ride at the montana state fair. witnesses say the operator of the zipper ride didn't notice that the woman was trying to get off. >> the guy wasn't paying
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attention. >> at all. like, they didn't even try to look. his people was already in the cart. >> they should be paying a little bit more attention. >> they should know more about their rides and pay attention to everything, because they, like, expect the unexpected because anything can happen. >> this comes on the heels of several roller-coaster accidents. let's turn to weather now. hurricane gil is gaining strength in the pacific. that's the movement. >> we're definitely tracking gil it has strengthened to hurricane 1 hurricane. now it's a category 1 hurricane it can strengthen to a category 2 hurricane the reason for this, it kourld potentially go over warmer waters. the track is, if it goes to north a little bit it starts to
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get in cool waters, remember, we need the water temperature 79 degrees or above for the intensity to rise. if it goes to the south we'll see it strengthen. we want it to go to the south. that's good news. we're going to be looking at here, the low that's continuing to be showers into the area here. from pennsylvania all of the way through jersey, down to the southeast, we have had the chance for scattered showers. that all goes away. we're not the only ones here in the mid-atlantic. kansas, nebraska, out towards montana, where we have that severe weather threat today. we'll be watching that. lot of severe weather going on around the country. >> coming up, locked in a holding cell and abandoned for days. amazing story of survival from a
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welcome back. police in springfield, virginia, going door to door this morninging looking for the men who took part in a violent mob attack monday night. some video from a neighbor's surveillance camera. up 50 teens spilling on to his front yard and a brawl breaks out, several people kicking and punching one young man, that young man was able to walk away from that incident without serious injury. we're hearing for the first time from the san diego man left in aed whoing cell for five days by the d.e.a. without food or water, 25-year-old daniel chong was detained after a drug raid at a friend's house last year. he said that the nightmare incarceration drove him insane.
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he took drastic measures to survive. >> eventually your survival ins tents do kick in and you start to realize what you have to do which is drink any fluid around which was my urine at the time. >> he just settled a lawsuit for $4.1 million. >> talk about some traumatizing events. >> he's been through a lot. 45 minutes after the hour. let's check in on the folks on "new day." >> hello, chris cuomo and kate. what's going on? >> a whole lot. good morning, guys. >> obviously, the big story is this one out of florida. we'll take you back there, the story of another shooting, on another unarmed man, this time by police, 15 shots fired at a man in his own driveway, why,
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well, police say they he failed to comply. what was going on here? we'll have the sheriff on live to answer obvious pressing questions. we'll show you some new and pretty shocking video sparking some outrage and adding another black eye if it's possible to sea world's reputation. a dolphin stranded outside of its enclosure. the question is, what is the theme park saying about the latest controversy? we'll talk more about that today. then we have a treat on the show. legendary newsman dan rather is here. why? well, the big reason is, there's a new cnn documentary exploring the nixon administration. of course mr. rather knew how to sink his teeth into a story and he's a hero to so many young journalists in this business. we'll get his take not only onyxon but how reporting has
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changed. it's going to be a real treat. >> we're all looking forward to that conversation to get a little insight. i like the fact that we're young reporters. >> i have seen the nixon documentary, it's outstanding. >> it looks fabulous. >> the footage is just breathtaking. these people seem so young. chris, kate, thank you so much. coming up -- an nfl star caught on camera making racist remarks what his teammates are saying now. this is strange. coming up next. na® oil free moie hydrates without clogging pores. 100% free of oil, fragrance and dyes. oil free. worry free. [ female announcer ] oil free moisture. neutrogena®.
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so, with a lifetime ban from baseball, reportedly on the table it looks like a-rod may be ready to cut a deal. we have more in the mreecher report. >> all along, a-rod's lawyer has
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said they were focused on appealing on whatever punishment mlb sends their way. according to espn, a-rod's representatives are negotiating a settlement with major league baseball that could land him a lengthy suspension, mlb reportedly wants a-rod to sit out a minimum the rest of this year and next year. the yankee slugger has been reportedly shown volume of evidence. sources said mlb also has evidence that a-rod attempted to obstruct their investigation. that's the main reason they're looking at punishing him with a lifetime ban. riley cooper apologized yesterday after video surfaced of him using a racial slur. >> i'm disgusted and i'm sorry. that's not the type of person i
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was. i wasn't raised that way. i have a great mom and dad at home. and, they're extremely, extremely disappointed in me. >> they fined him an undisclosed amou amount. the pro bowl as we know it is no more. no longer the afc versus the nfc. they'll have a draft to determine the two teams. jerry rice and deion sanders will help pick the two sides. the game will also have plenty of rule changes, such as no kickoffs and possession changing after each quarter. the giants at phillies last night, check out this catch. a foul ball down the line. look at this -- the fan with the hat. is going to make the grab. take another look. good thing he did. because the girl right below him
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was ducking for cover and john, i'm going to call this a pretty lucky catch. he turned his head, closed his eyes and just stuck the hat out. >> that's excellent use of the hat. i'm impressed by that. >> all right. i'm more of a guy who would go for it with my hands. >> eddie, braver than most. we'll be right back.
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welcome back, everyone. about 56 minutes after the hour. the top cnn trends on the web this morning. new details this morning about
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lindsay lohan's release from rehab. she finished a court-ordered rehab stint. she'll have to keep going to therapy. the troubled star has a lot going on right now. her movie "canyons" open this week. simon cowell is about to become a new dad. reportedly fathering a child with socialite lauren silverman. cowell and silverman have reportedly been dating for several months. so far, no comment from the expectant father. just in time for the dog days of summer, comes the debut of dog tv. this is real, folks. directv launches the channel today. it's designed for stay at home
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dogs. it will cost you $4.99 a month if you're willing to pay. the programming is specially designed for dogs' unique hearing and vision. guess what? no commercials. but, again, if it does go up against "early start" we'll crush it. so, dogs, be aware. time now for "new day." "new day" is dog tv. >> working dogs. >> student dogs. all right, it's almost the top of hour. here, time for the top news. ♪ judgment day. breaking new details, what life was like for the cleveland three in captivity. ariel astro to be sentenced this morning and one of the woman he
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vinlt mized will be there to face him. a-rod reportedly now in talks with major league baseball, the league wants a ban, can they make a deal that keeps him in the game? caught on tape. george zimmerman busted for speeding. a gun in his glove compartment and the whole thing recorded on dash-cam video. your "new day" starts right now. good morning, everybody. welcome to "new day." it's thursday. that's absolutely true. it's also august 1st. 6:00 in the east. i'm chris cuomo. >> good morning. i'm kate bouldain. we have a lot coming up. can they search your entire online life with a few key
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strokes. we'll break down what is true and what isn't true. there seems to be issant true. >> we are going to take you to florida. another unarmed man shot this time by police. 15 times. police say he failed to comply but with what? big questions. we have seen the airline ads and probably trying to get some of the $69 to fly across the country kind of fares. are they too good to be true? now one airline may have to pay a hefty fine. we are going to tell you what you need to know to get your deal. >> that is how they get you. first this morning all eyes on a cleveland courtroom where ariel castro will receive the sentence for holding three women captive for a decade. castro is expected to speak at length a
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